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Should I remove DownTango?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
58% remove it42% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,778
United States Rank #16,658
Reach 0.0246%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.70 days
728.62 days >
Average installed length: 382.83 days


1.1.1022 21.90%
1.0.716 26.45%
1.0.714 10.95%
1.0.702 0.21%
1.0.681 2.07%
1.0.679 16.12%
1.0.675 0.21%
1.0.672 0.62%
1.0.655 1.03%
1.0.640 11.57%
1.0.626 2.69%
1.0.619 0.62%
1.0.614 2.07%
1.0.609 1.24%
1.0.582 0.83%

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What is DownTango?  (from Red Sky Sp. z o.o)

DownTango is an innovative approach to file acceleration downloads. It combines the best features every download accelerator should have and serves them in a beautiful and easy-to-use manner. DownTango makes it easy to get faster downloads, control your files and optimize system resources. You can still access your do...  Read more


DownTango is a software program developed by Red Sky Sp. z o.o. The most common release is 1.0.716, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named downtango.exe. The setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 35.56 MB (37,292,197 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 27% of users of DownTango come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Germany.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in DownTango.
downtango.exe (9f7f3e2205bb8becac3147305ec1e695) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.Agent
Dr.Web BackDoor.MaosBoot.1959
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Agent.(kcloud)
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.143 TROJ_GEN.F47V1107

Program detailsProgram details

URL: downtango.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Red Sky\DownTango
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Red Sky\DownTango\Uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 35.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DownTango

Program executable:downtango.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\red sky\downtango\downtango.exe
Additional files:
  • DowntangoCertifiedToolbar.exe (by DownTango Launcher Toolbar) - DownTango Launcher Toolbar (DownTango Launcher Toolbar Setup)
  • npDownTango.dll - DownTango Browser Plugin
  • DownTangoFTToolbar.exe (by DownTango Launcher) - DownTango Launcher (DownTango Launcher Setup)
  • npbrowserPlugin.dll - browser plugin
  • DMIEDownTango.dll - DMIEDownTango
  • qgif4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • qico4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • qjpeg4.dll
  • QtCore4.dll
  • QtDeclarative4.dll
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtScript4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll
  • Uninstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npDownTango.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npDownTango.dll'.
  • npbrowserPlugin.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npbrowserPlugin.dll'.
Startup File (User Run)
  • DownTango.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DownTango' and executes as C:\Program Files\Red Sky\DownTango\DownTango.exe /minimized.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DownTango.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Red Sky\DownTango\DownTango.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:22.63 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001174925%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002051%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009698%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:33,244,500
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:20.24 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:13.31 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove DownTango?

You can uninstall DownTango from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program DownTango, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove DownTango.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by DownTango you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 58%
Keep it 42%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.05%
Windows XP 10.58%
Windows Vista 6.02%
Windows 10 4.15%
Windows Server 2003 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.86%
Windows 7 Professional 8.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.80%
Windows 7 Starter 1.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.24%
  Iran 6.34%
  Germany 4.66%
  India 3.54%
  United Kingdom 3.17%
  Australia 2.61%
  Canada 2.43%
  Brazil 2.24%
  Israel 2.05%
  Greece 2.05%
  Italy 2.05%
  Belgium 1.68%
  Indonesia 1.49%
  Spain 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.80%
Dell 21.84%
Acer 18.99%
Toshiba 10.13%
Samsung 3.48%
Lenovo 3.16%
ASUS 2.85%
American Megatrends 1.27%
Sahara 1.27%
Intel 0.95%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.49%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.49%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.49%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.49%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.33%
HP ProBook 4530s 1.74%


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